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Tell the Good News

Christ was born in a distant land

Author: Gene Bartlett
Tune: RHEA
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Gene Bartlett

Gene Bartlett was born on May 4, 1918 in Greenwood, Arkansas. He was the son of songwriter Eugene Bartlett, Sr. and was educated at John Brown University (BA), & Oklahoma Baptist University (BM, honorary DMus). He served as minister of music at three Baptist churches in Arkansas; at Trinity Baptist Church, Oklahoma City (1947-54); and Director of Church Music for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (1954). He was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2000. He died on July 10, 1988, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sources: Hustad, pp. 202-03 © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ was born in a distant land
Title: Tell the Good News
Author: Gene Bartlett
Meter: 8.8.8.8 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tell the good news
Copyright: © Copyright 1968. Renewed 1996 Broadman Press (SESAC)(admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #566

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #360

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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